As used at the Annapolis Naval Academy.
- Forged stainless steel blade with one groove on each side. It is hardened to ca. 48-52 ° HRC Rockwell, then well-tempered and hand-polished. The blade is etched with USN pattern. The acid-etch is so deep one can feel it with a fingernail. Length ca. 76 cm / 30 inch.